Rachelle was experiencing pain for a while before she was told about her diagnosis. She struggled to understand her condition at first. She believes she was blessed to have the time to see how she needed to change her life; […]
Alexis was in high school when she was diagnosed, and played tennis during this time. Her team were very supportive, and helped her feel like she was still the same person as before she was diagnosed. She has been in […]
Emily gives us an insight into her life, sharing her experiences with diagnosis to remission to relapse and everything in between. Emily also touches on the importance of the services provided by the Teenage Cancer Trust and how much of […]
Here we meet 24 year old Amy who was diagnosed with Stage 2B Hodgkin’s Lymphoma after experiencing night sweats, infections, itchiness and a lump. Amy tells us how she was initially put into remission in February 2015 but unfortunately in […]
When Chloe was 13 she was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma, a type of Bone Cancer. Chloe shares her experiences of life after cancer and how Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust has had a huge positive impact on her life.
Jess talks about how she has dealt with relationships during and after cancer including how she is now in a relationship with another ex-cancer patient after originally meeting him at Teenage Cancer Trust’s FYSOT.
Day after Natasha’s 17th birthday she found out she had Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Now in remission, Natasha talks about how she feels she has to justify why she looks like she does and how she has less confidence in herself which […]
Georgia was a fit and healthy 20 year old, training to be a nurse, happily in a relationship with her boyfriend when she was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Georgia was treated on an adult ward instead of an age appropriate […]
Patients Sam and Jane share their stories of how cancer has impacted on their lives and their feelings towards their body image.
Sue Morgan chats to pop singer Lee Brennan about his life being in the boy band 911 and about his cancer diagnosis when he was a child and how he relapsed when he was a teenager. Lee talks openly about […]
Jess talks openly about how difficult certain elements of her cancer journey have been. Jess talks about how her cancer diagnosis and its treatment has impacted on her mental health and her relationships with others.
Chloe received treatment for Bone Cancer in May 2005-May 2006. Chloe talks about how she found moving on from cancer really difficult including how she had to learn to walk again after having a hip and femur replacement, returning back […]